Monchi makes Ozyakup offer, ponders Gonalons

Turkish outlet Fanatik that Roma sporting director Monchi has made his opening offer for Besiktas midfielder Oğuzhan Özyakup.

The Spaniard has, reportedly, tabled a €9 million offer for the highly rated Turkish midfielder. Besiktas, though, want at least €12 million.

L’Equipe, meanwhile, reports one name Monchi is pondering as a reinforcement for the midfield is Maxime Gonalons of Lyon.

Roma admire the 28 year old, who is also liked by Marseille and Milan, and it’s possible Roma will soon take concrete steps towards acquiring the player.

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